Word of the Day: Humanity

/hyo͞omanitee/, noun: 1. the human race; human beings collectively, “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama 2. humaneness, benevolence, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” – Albert Einstein 3. (in pl.) human attributes, 4. (in pl.) learning or literature concerned with human culture. “Creativity is essential to particle physics, cosmology, and to mathematics, and to other fields of science, just as it is to its more widely acknowledged beneficiaries – the arts and humanities.” – Lisa Randall